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Gift for Life donates nearly $7,000 to A Sister’s Gift Women’s Center

Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries' leading charitable organization, announced that its third annual Text-to-Give campaign raised nearly $7,000 for A Sister’s Gift Women’s Center (ASG), the first stand-alone HIV/AIDS agency... more »

PetSmart releases new Halloween pet costumes

Although Halloween celebrations may look a bit different this year, there's no better time to include your pets in the festivities. With easy slip-on costumes and adjustable straps, it couldn't be easier – or more... more »

Christmasworld, Paperworld and Ambiente merge together for April event

The Ambiente, Christmasworld and Paperworld trade fairs will be held as a joint event under the name International Consumer Goods Show – Special Edition in Frankfurt am Main from April 17-20, 2021 as a one-off.... more »

ASTRA promotes Sue Warfield to interim president

The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) Board of Directors announced a change in the association’s leadership. Sue Warfield has been promoted to interim president of ASTRA, effective immediately. Kim Mosley was the previous president... more »

IMC reports enhancements to ShopZio

IMC_di, the digital innovations division of International Market Centers (IMC), reports that recent enhancements to ShopZio resulted in increased visibility and utility – and by extension, strong gains in adoption and engagement – for the... more »

Consumers celebrate Halloween despite COVID-19

Like many holidays this year, Americans are planning to celebrate Halloween despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The autumnal holiday may look a little different this year, but consumers are finding ways to safely mark the... more »

High Point Market TrendWatch program highlights 120+ products

International Market Centers (IMC) announced that its exclusive TrendWatch program will highlight 120+ products from more than 70 exhibitors through a series of half-hour CEU-accredited webinars and a free digital “flip book” in advance of... more »

HEARTS Awards silent auction fundraiser benefits No Kid Hungry

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced that the silent auction fundraiser of the HEARTS Awards, honoring outstanding leadership, empathy and service during the COVID-19 pandemic, will benefit No Kid... more »

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